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Fashion, beauty, style are 3 best friends ― Onyeuka Sophia

Fashion, beauty, style are 3 best friends ― Onyeuka Sophia

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Fashion means different things to different people. When it comes to dissecting the key essentials of it, it becomes complicated. Oftentimes, it is impossible to have an empirical definition of it without getting entangled with some essentials of it which include beauty, style and trend. In a recent chat with Potpourri, Onyeuka Sophia Anwuli, the Chief Executive Officer of Sophie Couture, a leading brand in fashion and boutique business in Nigeria gives her own understanding of fashion and all it entails. For someone who has held sway in the business for twelve years, she certainly knows her onions when it comes to fashion. “Fashion, beauty and style all work hand in hand. Fashion, beauty, and style are three best friends,” she says. “They can stand on their own but they are ...
Rahma Sadau’s backless dress causes massive stir on twitter

Rahma Sadau’s backless dress causes massive stir on twitter

Entertainment, Fashion, LifeStyle
Gbenga FolarinActress Rahma Sadau is trending on social media, after Nigerians, particularly Arewa youths on Twitter, called her out over indecent dressing. The beautiful screen goddess, shared photos of herself rocking a “backless” champagne gold gown, which accentuated her curves. Apparently, this didn’t go down well with Arewa youths on Twitter. According to them, her dress doesn’t conform to the tenets of Islam. See some of the reactions below; @haji_abu_ishaq wrote “@Rahma_sadau you’re the reason why all these ignorants of Islam keep tweeting  rubbish on our deen & making it trend just because of your indecent dressing… Advertising ur nakedness is never a civilisation, stop it .May Alah guide us to the straight path…Pls Quickly delete it” @el_uthman wrote ...
NFF Confirms Receipt Of $1m FIFA COVID-19 Palliatives

NFF Confirms Receipt Of $1m FIFA COVID-19 Palliatives

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Don Asikiri President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick on Wednesday confirmed the receipt of $1 million as COVID-19 palliatives from FIFA. “Huge appreciation to football’s world governing body, @FIFAcom, for the $1 million (one million dollars) the Federation has received in the frame of COVID-19 palliatives,” Pinnick began in a series of tweets on his handle. “The money was received by the @thenff and we re-confirmed the purpose from FIFA two days ago.”While noting that the fund is composed of $500,000 for “men’s football and $500,000 for the women’s game,” he said FIFA will equally send another “$500,000 sometime in January 2021” as part of the palliatives.The world football governing body equally sent in $600,000 for the FIFA For...
Sex can’t buy you a Gucci handbag only money will ― Chilly B

Sex can’t buy you a Gucci handbag only money will ― Chilly B

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Gbenga FolarinIt was a routine status post on WhatsApp by Potpourri to look for some trouble. The post was simple and direct: “ Which is more important to a woman: Money or Sex?. Within an hour of the post, there were loads of responses, mostly from women and one could have a good guess what the popular answer was – it was money all the way.Most answered directly without caring to explain further but not Amadi Chinyere Moses, a Nigerian actress and rapper known as Chilly B. She wouldn’t take it lightly and paint a picture of why she would opt for money over sex.“ Have you ever had sex in a five-star hotel compared to a normal ten thousand naira a night hotel?” she queried.“My dear the difference is so big you can’t comprehend. I will choose money because with the money I can be comfor...
Makinde To Adesina: You Are A Pride To Nigeria, Yoruba Race

Makinde To Adesina: You Are A Pride To Nigeria, Yoruba Race

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Adeniran OlukoyaOyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has congratulated the President of the African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, following his re-election for another five-year term.In a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Taiwo Adisa, Governor Makinde said that the victory was well-deserved adding that the ‘world class technocrat’, remains a pride to Nigeria and the Yoruba race.To Makinde, Adesina has raised the standards and brought about immense growth in the multilateral development finance institution, in the last five years of his first tenure.The governor said he was not surprised that Adesina was re-elected to lead the bank for another term.While describing his leadership as insightful, Makinde said Adesina “could not have gone unnoticed by stakeholders and ...
Black Man Shot Seven Times In US ‘Handcuffed’ To Hospital Bed

Black Man Shot Seven Times In US ‘Handcuffed’ To Hospital Bed

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Jacob Blake is shackled to his hospital bed even though he is paralyzed after US police shot him repeatedly in the back, his father said Friday.“Why do they have that cold steel on my son’s ankle?” Blake Sr., who visited his son in the hospital Wednesday, said in an interview on CNN.“He can’t get up, he couldn’t get up if he wanted to.”African American Blake, 29, was shot over the weekend by a white police officer in Kenosha, Wisconsin and has no movement from the waist down.The latest shooting of a black man by a white officer has triggered a new national uproar over police violence against people of color in America.“This is an insult to injury,” said Justin Blake, an uncle of the younger Blake. “He is paralyzed and can’t walk and they have him cuf...
Lisa Ogunrobo: Fashion, Style Not the Same

Lisa Ogunrobo: Fashion, Style Not the Same

Entertainment, Fashion, LifeStyle, Nigeria
Odogwu Kenny Popular and stunning fashion celebrity and Chief Executive Officer of Abuja-based Melisakim Clothing, Lisa Osarumen Ogunboro, has explained the difference between fashion and style as many have ignorantly used the two together and even believe both are inseparable and the same.In a recent interview, the mother of one, whose brand is considered to be affordable luxury for the middle class and pure luxury for the rich admitted that the two are intertwined but nonetheless different and confers different realities.“It can be hard to tell since the terms are often used interchangeably, but there are a few important distinctions. Style refers to a person’s particular way of expressing themselves, whether through clothing, writing or architecture etc. In the fashion world, it...
Mixed reactions trail Agbani Darego’s looks

Mixed reactions trail Agbani Darego’s looks

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Abiodun AlabiBETTER known as former Miss World, Agbani Darego is the epitome of beauty and the dream of most men. When she married Ishaya Danjuma in 2017, many hearts were broken.Apart from being successful in her career, Agbani seems to be happy in her marriage too. The union is blessed with a son.Although little is known about her private life as she keeps things away from the public, the ex-beauty queen’s recent pictures have divided her fans. While some on social media still adored her beauty, others felt she was not her old self.One fan said: “She is definitely not her old personality.”Another remarked: “She was a model, still a model. They always want to stay slim, fit and beautiful.”Married to the son of politician and billionaire, General Theophilus Danjuma, the 38-year-old wa...
Trial of ‘plastic surgeon’ to begin July 9

Trial of ‘plastic surgeon’ to begin July 9

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 Elthel Onyenemezu The trial of a Lagos surgeon, Dr Anuoluwapo Adepoju, will begin at the Federal High Court in Lagos on July 9. The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) charged her with evading investigation following a failed plastic surgery. The defendant, along with her clinic, MedContour Services Ltd, is facing a five-count charge bordering on refusal to honour a summons. FCCPC had in April sealed her hospital over suspicions of illegal activities. The prosecution alleged that without sufficient cause, Adepoju failed to appear before the FCCPC despite an April 15 summons. It said she failed to produce required documents in defiance of an April 14 notice of investigation. FCCPC alleged that the defendant obstructed the commission...
My husband looked like a farmer when we met –Regina Daniels-Nwoko

My husband looked like a farmer when we met –Regina Daniels-Nwoko

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Justina Obioha A lot has been written about actress, Regina Daniels; especially her marriage to billionaire lawyer and politician, Ned Nwoko, who is older than her by decades. When news of their romance started circulating, many alleged that  Regina got married to Ned because of his wealth, while others criticised Nwoko for marrying someone young enough to be his daughter. However, a lot of water has passed under the bridge and the couple was blessed with a child about a week though. In an interview with Saturday Beats, Daniels-Nwoko, spoke about her pregnancy experience, saying she didn’t face any challenges. “Before I got pregnant, people said pregnancy was hard; and the journey wasn’t easy. As a matter of fact, I heard so much. But I am still very young and it was more l...